Positioned on the banks of the River Saraswati, Patan is one of the key fortified towns of Gujarat. The town was established in 746 AD by the Chavda king, Vanraj Chavda. It also served as the capital city of Gujarat for around 600 years, between 746 AD and 1411 AD. The place has been ruled by a number of Rajput rulers. People book Patan holiday packages to explore the rustic charms of this place and spoil them in its mesmerizing pastoral charisma
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Situated close to Patan in Ambaji town, Ambaji Temple is the holy place of Ambe Mata - the Mother Goddess. It is a popular pilgrim center for Hindus and is highly regarded amidst the people of the state.
Rani Ki Vav:
Situated at Patan, Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the most massive step well in the state of Gujarat. It is said to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. The construction of this well was completed by queen Udayamati. The step-well features wonderfully carved side walls, pillars, beams and a number of steps that have been built in Khajuraho style.
It is another interesting place to be visited in Patan. It is an artificial tank that was constructed by the Chalukyan ruler Siddhraj Jaisinh. The tank is situated on the north- western part of Patan on the banks of River Saraswati. It features a wonderful architectural delight.